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Unnatural Deselection: Fired health plan doctors are seeking due process- California Lawyer

Henry Fenton was quoted in Loren Stein's California Lawyer article "Unnatural Deselection: Fired health plan doctors are seeking due process," which discussed physicians' efforts to fight back against unwarranted terminations. The article cited Henry's landmark Potvin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. case., in which the Second District Court of Appeal ruled that managed health care plans could not drop doctors from provider panels without affording them due process. "[Potvin] was totally dedicated to his patients and supremely honest and straightforward," Henry said. "A ...

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Dr. Potvin’s attorney shows how precedent is made in contesting terminations without cause – California Physician

Henry Fenton's article "Dr. Potvin's attorney shows how precedent is made in contesting terminations without cause" was featured in the August 1997 issue California Physician. In the article, Henry discusses the major impact his case Potvin v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. has had on the managed health care industry. To read the full article, click on "Download PDF."...

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Medical Board Forgoing Due Process – LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s article “Medical Board Forgoing Due Process?” was featured in the January 1994 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. The article discusses physician’s constitutional rights in Medical Board investigations, hearings, and appeals. Click on "Download PDF" to view the article....

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Physicians are entitled to fair procedure in medical staff disciplinary cases- LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s piece “Physicians are entitled to fair procedure in medical staff disciplinary cases” was featured in the March 1992 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. The article examines how physicians’ medical staff privileges can be affected by denial of fair procedure. Click on "Download PDF" to read the entire article....

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Medi-Cal Providers latest targets of aggressive MBC- LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s article “Medi-Cal Providers latest targets of aggressive MBC” was published in Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician’s November 1996 issue. The article studies the aggressiveness of the Medical Board in penalizing physicians....

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Physicians’ Rights as Hospital Staff Members – Hospital Physician

Henry Fenton’s article “Physicians’ Rights as Hospital Staff Members” was featured in the December 1992 issue of Hospital Physician. The article explores the conditions under which physicians can or cannot legally be denied staff membership, as well as the legal precedents for fair procedure if a hospital attempts to remove a physician from its staff. Click on “PDF Download” for the full article....

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Physicians Are Entitled to Due Process – LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s piece “Physicians Are Entitled to Due Process” was published in the October 1990 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. The article emphasizes the importance of preserving physicians’ rights as staff members, citing the landmark case of Bergeron MD v Desert Hospital Corporation. Click on "Download PDF" to view the article....

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Physicians and Sexual Misconduct- LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton’s article “Physicians and Sexual Misconduct” appeared in the February 1996 edition of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. In the article, Mr. Fenton discusses the issues of sexual harassment and abuse within the medical profession, as well as the potential legal implications of relationships between physicians and their patients. Click on “Download PDF” to read the entire article....

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The Squeeze on Physician Rights – LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton contributed to the June 1995 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician with his article “The Squeeze on Physicians’ Rights.” In the article, Mr. Fenton discusses physicians’ constitutional right to fair procedure and the impact of managed care on physician rights. Click on "Download PDF" to view the article....

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Wrangling With Recoupment – LACMA Physician

Henry Fenton and co-author Robert Holt’s article “Wrangling With Recoupment: How to hold on to your reimbursement in a Medicare post-payment review” was featured in the September 1994 issue of Los Angeles County Medical Association (LACMA) Physician. In the article, the authors discuss what physicians should do when confronted with a denial of payment for services rendered or a request for reimbursement of services already rendered. To read the full article, click on "Download PDF."...

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